The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 47 74 63
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Permanent jobs citing RDBMS 110 85 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.83% 2.92% 3.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.29% 9.59% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 54
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -1.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,915 £31,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 895 886 912
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.29% 30.47% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 539 561 584
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing RDBMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland.

Salary trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 60 £50,000 +16.27% 10
Edinburgh +13 47 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 188 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 108 (57.45%) Java
3 96 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (46.28%) SQL
5 78 (41.49%) TDD
6 71 (37.77%) Degree
7 64 (34.04%) Finance
8 63 (33.51%) Oracle
9 38 (20.21%) Oracle Database
10 32 (17.02%) Unix
11 31 (16.49%) JavaScript
12 30 (15.96%) PL/SQL
13 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (14.36%) Data Modelling
14 26 (13.83%) Spring
14 26 (13.83%) SDLC
15 24 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (12.23%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (12.23%) Analytics
17 22 (11.70%) ETL
17 22 (11.70%) HTML
18 21 (11.17%) CSS
18 21 (11.17%) MySQL
19 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
20 18 (9.57%) Oracle9i Database
20 18 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (9.57%) Hibernate
21 17 (9.04%) MicroStrategy
21 17 (9.04%) SOA
21 17 (9.04%) Infrastructure Management

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.79%) JBoss
4 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.19%) CMS
5 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.13%) GemFire
7 4 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.60%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Adobe Captivate
1 6 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (3.19%) InDesign
1 6 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) GitHub
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) SNMP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 38 (20.21%) Oracle Database
3 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (12.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (11.17%) MySQL
7 19 (10.11%) SQL Server
8 18 (9.57%) Oracle9i Database
9 16 (8.51%) NoSQL
10 13 (6.91%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 12 (6.38%) Hadoop
11 12 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (5.85%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.26%) Big Data
14 7 (3.72%) DB2
14 7 (3.72%) KDB
14 7 (3.72%) Kdb+
15 6 (3.19%) Apache Hive
15 6 (3.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) PVCS
1 13 (6.91%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (5.85%) Selenium
3 9 (4.79%) Subversion
4 7 (3.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.72%) JUnit
5 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.19%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (3.19%) ERwin
5 6 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.13%) Appium
6 4 (2.13%) JIRA
6 4 (2.13%) Maven
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 64 (34.04%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Marketing
3 4 (2.13%) Back Office
3 4 (2.13%) Banking
3 4 (2.13%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.06%) Electronics
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (69.15%) Developer
2 86 (45.74%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.04%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (7.45%) Architect
6 13 (6.91%) Data Architect
6 13 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 12 (6.38%) Senior Architect
7 12 (6.38%) Senior Data Architect
8 9 (4.79%) DBA
8 9 (4.79%) Lead Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (4.26%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Analyst
10 7 (3.72%) Digital Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Tester
10 7 (3.72%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.19%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.83%) Spring
2 22 (11.70%) HTML
3 21 (11.17%) CSS
4 18 (9.57%) Hibernate
5 15 (7.98%) JMS
6 13 (6.91%) HTML5
7 11 (5.85%) SOAP
7 11 (5.85%) XML
8 10 (5.32%) CSS3
9 8 (4.26%) .NET
9 8 (4.26%) Web Services
10 7 (3.72%) J2EE
10 7 (3.72%) jQuery
10 7 (3.72%) Middleware
11 6 (3.19%) Flash
11 6 (3.19%) Kafka
11 6 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (2.66%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (2.13%) Ajax
13 4 (2.13%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.19%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.19%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.66%) Taxonomies
4 5 (2.66%) User Experience
5 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Fintech
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.02%) Unix
2 14 (7.45%) Linux
3 5 (2.66%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) AIX
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.49%) TDD
3 27 (14.36%) Data Modelling
4 26 (13.83%) SDLC
5 23 (12.23%) Analytics
6 22 (11.70%) ETL
7 18 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (9.04%) Infrastructure Management
8 17 (9.04%) SOA
9 14 (7.45%) Data Management
10 13 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.38%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.38%) Web Development
12 11 (5.85%) BDD
12 11 (5.85%) Data Architecture
12 11 (5.85%) Machine Learning
12 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.85%) OO
12 11 (5.85%) OOD
13 10 (5.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 108 (57.45%) Java
2 87 (46.28%) SQL
3 31 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.96%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.85%) Python
6 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.79%) C#
7 9 (4.79%) PHP
7 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.19%) Ruby
9 4 (2.13%) C++
9 4 (2.13%) Perl
10 2 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) Go
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (37.77%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
1 7 (3.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (33.51%) Oracle
2 17 (9.04%) MicroStrategy
3 13 (6.91%) Talend
4 11 (5.85%) Google
4 11 (5.85%) IBM
4 11 (5.85%) Sybase
5 6 (3.19%) Adobe
5 6 (3.19%) SAP
5 6 (3.19%) Teradata
5 6 (3.19%) Vertica
6 4 (2.13%) Cognos
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.60%) Twitter
7 3 (1.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix
8 2 (1.06%) Zend
9 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.53%) Progress
9 1 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
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